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Inmarsat's in-flight broadband founded on 'unfair' Ofcom decision, Viasat tells UK court

By Simon Zekaria
  • 10 Mar 2020 13:17
  • 11 Mar 2020 05:44
US satellite company Viasat argued to appeal judges today that there was “fundamental unfairness” behind a decision by the UK telecom regulator to allow British rival Inmarsat to provide Internet services to airline passengers in Europe. 
A hearing at the Court of Appeal in London saw Viasat challenge an antitrust court's rejection

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Simon Zekaria

Senior Correspondent

Simon Zekaria is a senior correspondent in London, covering UK regulation. Prior to joining MLex, Simon reported on business news for The Wall Street Journal, including on telecommunications, media, technology and consumer affairs. Simon was also a writer for the WSJ on diverse subjects such as Brexit, UK politics and global sport. Simon was previously a correspondent on competition issues and European politics for Thomson Reuters and Agence France-Presse in Brussels. Simon is a graduate of Edinburgh University, with Masters degrees in literature and law. A French speaker, he has studied at the Sorbonne University, Paris.

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